Archive - September 2017

The Jungle Bunch

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Director: David Alaux
Cast: Emmanuel Curtil, Paul Borne, Pascal Casanova, John Lithgow
Genre: Animation Adventure
Language: French with English subtitles
Country of Origin: France 2016 100 mins. (U)
Releases by e One

A gang of misfit animals are on a mission to protect their jungle home. The Jungle Bunch’s tiger striped Kung Fu penguin leader Maurice and his pals – a goldfish, tarsier and gorilla – fight to protect the jungle from a gang of silly baboons lead by Igor the evil Koala who wants to destroy the jungle.

American Assassin

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Director: Michael Cuesta
Cast: Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Taylor Kitsch, Ana Lathan, Scott Adkins
Genre: Action Thriller
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 112 mins. (18)
Released by Lionsgate

Insyriated

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Director: Philippe Van Leeuw
Cast: Hiam Abbas,
Genre: Drama
Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Country of Origin; France-Belgium 2017 85 mins. (15)
Winner Panorama Audience Award 2017 Berlin Film Festival
Released by Curzon-Artificial Eye

Wind River

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Director: Taylor Sheridan
Cast: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Jon Bernthal, Kelsey Chow, Julia Jones, Gil Birmingham
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK-Canada-USA 111 mins. (15)
Un Certain Regard 2017 Cannes Film Festival
Released by STX International

The Work

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Director: Jairus McLeary, Gethin Aldous
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 89 mins. (15)
Winner – Grand Jury Prize – SXSW 2017
Winner – Audience Award – Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017
Released by Dogwoof

IT

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Director: Andres Muchietti
Cast: Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher, Jack Dylan Grazer, Sophie Lillis, Wyatt Oleff
Genre: Drama, Suspense, Thriller, Horror
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA 2017 135 mins. (15)
Released by Warner Bros.

New Line Cinema’s horror thriller IT, directed by Andy Muschietti (Mama), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades.

Spettacolo

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Director: Jeff Malberg, Chris Shellen
Cast: Andrea Cresti, Chiara Del Ciondolo, Gianna Fiore, Gianpiero Giglioni, Nagis Grappi
Genre: Documentary
Language: italian with English subtitles
Country of Origin: USA 2016 91 mins.
Released by Grasshopper Film

The Lure

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Director: Thomas Leach
Cast: Amanda Fry, Paulina Longenbaugh
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA-UK 2016 77 mins.
Released by Moxie Pictures

In 2010, eccentric millionaire art dealer Forrest Fenn buried $3 million worth of treasure somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, a cryptic poem the carrot to lure thousands to scour the Rockies on a treasure hunt. While thousands take up the challenge and attempt to tease out the clues, Forrest Fenn remains quietly amused.

God's Own Country

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Director: Francis Lee
Cast: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Patsy Ferran, Gemma Jones, Ian Hart
Genre: Drama, Romance
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK 2017 104 mins. (PG)
Winner Michael Powell Award 2017 Edinburgh Film Festival
Released by Picturehouse Entertainment